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Associate Web Editor, Women's Running

Sports and Fitness


Location: San Diego, CA
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 04-21-2017

Job Description:

The Associate Web Editor is responsible for assisting the Women’s Running team in building and executing an online editorial and social media plan. The incumbent participates extensively in content production for Womensrunning.com, reviews and edits all incoming editorial content from freelancers and the print magazine, as well as writes original, relevant articles as needed and desired. Further, he or she is a motivated team player with a passion for running and desire to be an integral part of a fast-growing brand that is always looking to innovate and drive next-level content. This position reports directly to the Web Editor, Women’s Running.

Responsibilities:

-Publishes daily content to Womensrunning.com based on the editorial calendar.
-Contributes to updating the social media schedule, as well as drafting relevant post copy.
-Manages the influencer (blogger) network, including topic approvals and article submissions.
-Edits all online content, providing feedback to the writer and/or Web Editor as needed.
-Assists in the publication of print magazine content to the website based on production schedule.
-Exercises discretion and independent judgment with regard to matters of significance.
-Exhibits comfort and professionalism when interacting with industry influencers and professional athletes.
-Excels in working closely with others, including editor in chief, web editor and other employees.
-Feels comfortable with tight deadlines around trending topics and keeps a close eye on emerging trends within health and fitness
-Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:

-Bachelors or advanced degree in journalism or related field or equivalent work experience.
-Minimum 1-2 years of experience in similar role.
-Extensive writing/reporting/publishing experience in digital media. Ability to write clean copy in a fast-paced culture.
-Strong grammar, punctuation, style and spelling skills.
-Familiar with social media best practices and outlets like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.
-Experience working in WordPress. Familiarity with SEO practices a plus.

 

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